Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Best Time Group
3 3 Days Tea House Trek Mar – Jun / Sep – Nov SGL / GRP / FM / STU

SGL = Single, GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek

The Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek is renowned for its pleasing and typical peaks along with Jugal Himal. Together they form one of the most beautiful valleys in the world.

The narrow valley is Nepal’s first designated National park declared in 1971 which lies just north of the Kathmandu. Langtang region has lot to offer including exploring of Tamang village, climb small peaks, encounter glaciers at a comfortable low elevation. The trekking routes mostly passes through semi-tropical forests and ground covered with moss, lush fern and orchids hug to the tree trunks. In august, during the full moon thousands of hindu and Buddhist pilgrims arrive at holy lake of Gosaikunda.

Short Itinerary

Day Activity Destination Altitude Time
1 Drive Kathmandu -Dunche 1937m 8 hrs
2 Trek Syabru Village 2087m 6 hrs
3 Trek Lama hotel 2380 m 6 hrs
4 Trek Langtang village 3500m 7 hrs
5 Trek Kyanging Gompa 3700m 3 hrs
6 Trek Lama hotel 2380m 7 hrs
7 Trek Shyabru Besi 1400m 6hrs
8 Drive Kathmandu 1300m 8 hrs

Trip Information

Trekking part:

Basic lodge accommodation on trek

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner)

All domestic transport as listed in itinerary by local bus

Langtang National Park entrance fees

Trekking permit (TIMS)

Porter to carry personal gear

15kg luggage allowance while on trek per person

English speaking trekking guide

Comprehensive medical kit

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Price:

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa Information:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance:

Guide / Porters  : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

Day 1

KATHMANDU – DHUNCHE (1937m, 7-8 hrs (B+L+D))

We start our Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek from Kathmandu to Dhunche which is 8 hours drive away. Soon after 30 Km’s drive we reach at pristine villages on the banks of the Trishuli River. We can enjoy the the pleasing peaks of the Langtang region including the Annapurnas, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
Day 2

DHUNCHE – SYABRU VILLAGE (2087m, 6 hrs (B+L+D))

The trail from Dhunche descends to Shyabru and ascends via Bharkhu. We then trek further enjoying a magnificent view of Mt. Ganesh, Manaslu and Mt. Kerung of Tibet. Finally, we pass through a jungle to reach a village called Syabru pleasantly set above the corn and millet fields.
Day 3

SYABRU VILLAGES – LAMA HOTEL (2784m, 7 hrs (B+L+D))

Ongoing with our Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek we come across Langtang Khola, traced fields and dense forest of varied plants like oaks, maple, alder, bamboo and many more to reach a stream and a bridge to be crossed. On way we may have opportunity to see yellow-throated martin, wild boar, langur monkey, red panda and Himalayan black bear. Further ahead of several bhattis (tea shop), we ascend steeply towards a bridge at 2000 meters to be crossed. The trail further continues and crosses to the north bank of the langtang Khola. Along the spectacular vistas of cascading waterfalls and opens to scrub oak forest we climb gradually, cross the Langtang River and reach Lama Hotel.
Day 4

LAMA HOTEL – LANGTANG VILLAGE (3500m, 6 hrs (B+L+D))

The trail ascending above the Langtang Khola from Lama Hotel continues being sharper as we move ahead. The exotic view of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meters can be viewed from here.
The trail further continues to a long bridge and passes through lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 3000m along with the police check post and several lodges to reach a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with water diven mills and prayer wheels. Moving on we cross a stream to arrive at Langtang village with flat-roofed Tibetan style houses, hotels and cultivated lands yielding buckwheat, potatoes wheat, turnips, barley etcwhich is also the headquarter of Langtang National Park.
Day 5

LANGTANG VILLAGE – KYAGJIN GOMPA (3700m, 3 hrs (B+L+D))

We now skirt through a rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. The trail leads to Kyangin Gompa passing through a wooden cantilever bridge, climbing moraine, wide valley and finally ascending the mountain passes. We can find a small monastery and government-operated cheese factory.
We can take a rest for lunch and explore interesting places like monastery, cheese factory along with a climb at kyanghin Ri located at 4350m to witness mystic view or snow-capped mountains scattered around. Also, we can see the spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers in short walking distance.
Day 6

KYAGJIN GOMPA – LAMA HOTEL (2784m, 7 hrs (B+L+D)<br />

Today, we route back to Lama Hotel following Langtang Khola to Langtang village and to Ghora Tabela where we stop shortly for lunch. Again we continue along the steep descent traill to Lama Hotel.
Day 7

LAMA HOTEL – SYABRU BESI (1400m, 6 HRS (B+L+D))

Heading towards Syabru Besi the Langtang Kyangjing Gompa Trek passes through a village of Tamang community. Wandering around the undulating path towards the village can provide and opportunity to understand custom and culture of the community. We can spend some time relaxing in the sun and savouring the beauty of Mountains
Day 8

SYABRU BESI – KATHMANDU (8-9 hrs (B+L+D)

After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu via Dhunche and Trishuli.
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